The temple is situated in Kumbakonam, the famous temple town in Tamil Nadu. This temple also lodges apart from the Lingam, the statue of Nataraja. With His musical instruments, Lord Shiva stands with Parvathi in the Anandha Tandavam (Dance of Bliss) pose. The temple has within its premise statues of the great Saivaite saints Appar, Sundarar, Sambandar and Manickavasagar. There are also statues of the three consorts Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati. It is believed that if Sahasranamam Puja is done for Lakshmi, all financial problems will wind up. The Durga statue is a mighty one with eighteen arms. If Rahu Kala lamps are lit for Durga on 9 consecutive Sundays, all mundane turmoil will cease. Spinsters who light lamps using lemon as the base, every Friday for 9 consecutive weeks, will soon end up in wedlock. Rahu Dosha, vagaries in the horoscope because of Rahu (One among the nine planets) can be made fine by performing puja at this temple.